Praise

Electric Brain tells the story behind one of the most basic and important features of the nervous system–its electrical properties. Forget the hype you’ve heard about “brain waves.” Read Doug Fields’ facile account of the role of brain electrical activity in mind and behavior.”
Joseph LeDoux, Neuroscientist and author of The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year-Story of How We Got Conscious Brains

“Brainwaves, not heartbeat, determine the threshold between life and death. They can control drones and in turn be controlled by machines. Doug Fields has done a remarkable job of lifting the veil on these mysterious, fascinating emanations and their potential to change our behavior, influence our personality and teach us about the core of consciousness itself.”
Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix

“Douglas Fields explains how electricity is exploited in neuronal circuits for both simple and complex functions. He does it in an accessible language, embedded in a beautiful prose where beyond discussing fascinating scientific topics of brain works, the scientists come to the fore. A great book for everyone interested in the most complex matter that exists.”
Gyorgy Buzsaki, M.D., Ph.D. Neuroscientist and author of Rhythms of the Brain and The Brain from Inside Out

“With a storyteller’s heart and a scientist’s keen eye, Douglas Fields serves as our neural Jacques Cousteau, roving the depths of this thrilling realm to bring home vital truths about today and tomorrow.”
Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code